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  • Free skin cancer screening Saturday, May 12

    Free skin cancer screening Saturday, May 12

    Thursday, May 10 2018 11:42 PM EDT2018-05-11 03:42:30 GMT
    Dr. Michelle Tarbox (Source: KCBD Video)Dr. Michelle Tarbox (Source: KCBD Video)
    Dr. Michelle Tarbox (Source: KCBD Video)Dr. Michelle Tarbox (Source: KCBD Video)

    The dermatology department at the Texas Tech Health Sciences Center is sponsoring a FREE skin cancer screening Saturday, May 12th, at the Southwest Cancer Center on the East side of University Medical Center.

    The dermatology department at the Texas Tech Health Sciences Center is sponsoring a FREE skin cancer screening Saturday, May 12th, at the Southwest Cancer Center on the East side of University Medical Center.

  • E. coli outbreak linked to romaine lettuce kills 1 in California

    E. coli outbreak linked to romaine lettuce kills 1 in California

    Wednesday, May 2 2018 10:40 PM EDT2018-05-03 02:40:59 GMT
    Romaine Lettuce (Source: Center for Disease Control)Romaine Lettuce (Source: Center for Disease Control)

    The nationwide E. coli outbreak linked to romaine lettuce has now claimed a life in California.

    The nationwide E. coli outbreak linked to romaine lettuce has now claimed a life in California.

  • Preston Gilmore rings the Victory Bell

    Preston Gilmore rings the Victory Bell

    Tuesday, May 1 2018 12:37 AM EDT2018-05-01 04:37:45 GMT
    Preston Gilmore (Source: KCBD Video)Preston Gilmore (Source: KCBD Video)

    20-year-old Preston Gilmore, a graduate of Coronado High school, returned to UMC to ring the victory bell. That's the tradition when a kid becomes a cancer survivor.

    20-year-old Preston Gilmore, a graduate of Coronado High school, returned to UMC to ring the victory bell. That's the tradition when a kid becomes a cancer survivor.

  • Spring clean your medicine cabinet to get rid of expired medication

    Spring clean your medicine cabinet to get rid of expired medication

    Friday, April 27 2018 12:40 AM EDT2018-04-27 04:40:18 GMT
    Dr. Charles Seifert, Regional Dean of the School of Pharmacy at Texas Tech (Source: KCBD Video)Dr. Charles Seifert, Regional Dean of the School of Pharmacy at Texas Tech (Source: KCBD Video)

    The Medication Cleanout is Saturday, April 28, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the parking lot in front of the TTUHSC medical pavilion building facing 4th street, just west of Indiana.

    The Medication Cleanout is Saturday, April 28, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the parking lot in front of the TTUHSC medical pavilion building facing 4th street, just west of Indiana.

  • Confidence more important than hair for Little Miss Wisconsin

    Confidence more important than hair for Little Miss Wisconsin

    Wednesday, April 25 2018 10:38 PM EDT2018-04-26 02:38:17 GMT
    Joslyn Larson (Source: NBC4i)Joslyn Larson (Source: NBC4i)

    Joslyn Larson walked away with a crown on Tuesday, her first win in a beauty pageant.

    Joslyn Larson walked away with a crown on Tuesday, her first win in a beauty pageant.

  • New techniques for treating glaucoma

    New techniques for treating glaucoma

    Wednesday, April 25 2018 12:00 AM EDT2018-04-25 04:00:48 GMT
    Dr. Omar Shoukfeh, Opthalmologist and Glaucoma Specialist (Source: KCBD Video)Dr. Omar Shoukfeh, Opthalmologist and Glaucoma Specialist (Source: KCBD Video)
    Dr. Omar Shoukfeh, Opthalmologist and Glaucoma Specialist (Source: KCBD Video)Dr. Omar Shoukfeh, Opthalmologist and Glaucoma Specialist (Source: KCBD Video)

    It's estimated that 3 million Americans have glaucoma and that number will likely explode as baby boomers get older...

    It's estimated that 3 million Americans have glaucoma and that number will likely explode as baby boomers get older...

  • Living with diabetes in the real world, free session Saturday

    Living with diabetes in the real world, free session Saturday

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 6:55 PM EDT2018-04-24 22:55:37 GMT
    Source: FacebookSource: Facebook

    If diabetes is an issue in your family, you have a great opportunity this Saturday to learn more about living with diabetes in the real world.

    If diabetes is an issue in your family, you have a great opportunity this Saturday to learn more about living with diabetes in the real world.

  • Helping PTSD sufferers with the healing power of music

    Helping PTSD sufferers with the healing power of music

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 10:36 PM EDT2018-04-18 02:36:29 GMT
    Source: Guitar for VetsSource: Guitar for Vets
    Source: Guitar for VetsSource: Guitar for Vets

    Guitars For Vets, a non-profit organization that starts in each city with one musician willing to give lessons or conduct jamming sessions with veterans dealing with post traumatic stress.

    Guitars For Vets, a non-profit organization that starts in each city with one musician willing to give lessons or conduct jamming sessions with veterans dealing with post traumatic stress.

  • Covenant celebrates 100 years on the South Plains

    Covenant celebrates 100 years on the South Plains

    Thursday, April 12 2018 1:43 PM EDT2018-04-12 17:43:46 GMT
    Dr. Bob Salem (Source: KCBD Video)Dr. Bob Salem (Source: KCBD Video)

    Covenant is celebrating 100 years in Lubbock, with events to help people appreciate how much medicine has changed...

    Covenant is celebrating 100 years in Lubbock, with events to help people appreciate how much medicine has changed...

  • Preventing spring allergies with Dr. James Tarbox

    Preventing spring allergies with Dr. James Tarbox

    Thursday, April 5 2018 10:05 PM EDT2018-04-06 02:05:08 GMT
    Dr. James Tarbox (Source: KCBD Video)Dr. James Tarbox (Source: KCBD Video)
    Dr. James Tarbox (Source: KCBD Video)Dr. James Tarbox (Source: KCBD Video)

    Allergies are the sixth leading cause of chronic illness in the U.S., according to the CDC. More than 50 million Americans suffer from allergies each year.

    Allergies are the sixth leading cause of chronic illness in the U.S., according to the CDC. More than 50 million Americans suffer from allergies each year.

  • Abner's surgeon explains diverticulitis

    Abner's surgeon explains diverticulitis

    Wednesday, April 4 2018 9:44 PM EDT2018-04-05 01:44:15 GMT
    Dr. Amir Ayaie (Source: KCBD Video)Dr. Amir Ayaie (Source: KCBD Video)

    As we told you earlier, Abner has been out for about six weeks struggling with a painful condition called diverticulitis. His surgeon, Dr. Amir Ayaie, says most patients can be treated with antibiotics. However, Abner's case was complicated and after trying antibiotics for a month, his pain was still intense.

    As we told you earlier, Abner has been out for about six weeks struggling with a painful condition called diverticulitis. His surgeon, Dr. Amir Ayaie, says most patients can be treated with antibiotics. However, Abner's case was complicated and after trying antibiotics for a month, his pain was still intense.

  • Karin shares a message from Abner, as he recovers from successful surgery

    Karin shares a message from Abner, as he recovers from successful surgery

    Wednesday, April 4 2018 6:57 PM EDT2018-04-04 22:57:37 GMT
    Karin visits Abner in the hospital (Source: KCBD Video)Karin visits Abner in the hospital (Source: KCBD Video)

    Four words I hate to say on the air: Abner is off tonight, but I've been saying that for almost six weeks. Abner is healing after successful surgery on Saturday.

    Four words I hate to say on the air: Abner is off tonight, but I've been saying that for almost six weeks. Abner is healing after successful surgery on Saturday.

  • HSC President makes time to celebrate March of Dimes

    HSC President makes time to celebrate March of Dimes

    Wednesday, April 4 2018 12:40 AM EDT2018-04-04 04:40:06 GMT
    Dr. Tedd Mitchell (Source: KCBD Video)Dr. Tedd Mitchell (Source: KCBD Video)
    Dr. Tedd Mitchell (Source: KCBD Video)Dr. Tedd Mitchell (Source: KCBD Video)

    Dr. Mitchell is the Chairman of the Walk for Babies this year, the biggest annual fundraiser for the March of Dimes. This year's goal is $275,000, much of which will stay here on the South Plains to promote healthy pregnancies in our area.

    Dr. Mitchell is the Chairman of the Walk for Babies this year, the biggest annual fundraiser for the March of Dimes. This year's goal is $275,000, much of which will stay here on the South Plains to promote healthy pregnancies in our area.

  • Getting the heads up on spring allergies

    Getting the heads up on spring allergies

    Friday, March 23 2018 12:10 AM EDT2018-03-23 04:10:40 GMT
    Dr. Suzanne Beck is a Lubbock Allergist and Medical Director of the Allergy and Asthma Clinic of West Texas (Source: KCBD Video)Dr. Suzanne Beck is a Lubbock Allergist and Medical Director of the Allergy and Asthma Clinic of West Texas (Source: KCBD Video)

    This hot, dry, windy March will be putting more pollen in the air and causing more allergies at home.

    This hot, dry, windy March will be putting more pollen in the air and causing more allergies at home.

  • Hip Hop help for stroke victims

    Hip Hop help for stroke victims

    Thursday, March 22 2018 10:26 PM EDT2018-03-23 02:26:37 GMT
    Source: YouTubeSource: YouTube
    Source: YouTubeSource: YouTube

    What a great idea at Columbia University! Researchers there have come up with a hip hop song in a cartoon to teach kids how to recognize the signs of a stroke. And they say it's working.

    What a great idea at Columbia University! Researchers there have come up with a hip hop song in a cartoon to teach kids how to recognize the signs of a stroke. And they say it's working.

  • World War II pilot celebrates birthday on the treadmill

    World War II pilot celebrates birthday on the treadmill

    Wednesday, March 21 2018 10:16 PM EDT2018-03-22 02:16:29 GMT
    Wallace 'Doc' Haney just turned 97 years old (Source: KCBD Video)Wallace 'Doc' Haney just turned 97 years old (Source: KCBD Video)
    Wallace 'Doc' Haney just turned 97 years old (Source: KCBD Video)Wallace 'Doc' Haney just turned 97 years old (Source: KCBD Video)

    Honor Flight veteran Wallace 'Doc' Haney celebrated his 97th birthday early this morning at the gym where he works out with friends three times a week.

    Honor Flight veteran Wallace 'Doc' Haney celebrated his 97th birthday early this morning at the gym where he works out with friends three times a week.

  • Tears of joy for medical students on Texas Tech Match Day

    Tears of joy for medical students on Texas Tech Match Day

    Friday, March 16 2018 11:39 PM EDT2018-03-17 03:39:24 GMT
    Mike and Kristen Russel (Source: KCBD Video)Mike and Kristen Russel (Source: KCBD Video)
    Mike and Kristen Russel (Source: KCBD Video)Mike and Kristen Russel (Source: KCBD Video)

    Medical students at four Texas Tech campuses all opened their envelopes at the same time to learn where they would be spending the next three to five years of their education on Friday.

    Medical students at four Texas Tech campuses all opened their envelopes at the same time to learn where they would be spending the next three to five years of their education on Friday.

  • A plea for kidney donations as rates of failure rise

    A plea for kidney donations as rates of failure rise

    Thursday, March 15 2018 10:31 PM EDT2018-03-16 02:31:19 GMT
    Dr. Sharma Prabhakar, Nephrologist and Texas Tech Physician (Source: KCBD Video)Dr. Sharma Prabhakar, Nephrologist and Texas Tech Physician (Source: KCBD Video)
    Dr. Sharma Prabhakar, Nephrologist and Texas Tech Physician (Source: KCBD Video)Dr. Sharma Prabhakar, Nephrologist and Texas Tech Physician (Source: KCBD Video)

    It's estimated that up to 15 percent of Americans have kidney failure but most do not even know it because the clues come so late in the disease.

    It's estimated that up to 15 percent of Americans have kidney failure but most do not even know it because the clues come so late in the disease.

  • Watch out for symptoms of food allergies

    Watch out for symptoms of food allergies

    Wednesday, March 14 2018 3:42 PM EDT2018-03-14 19:42:37 GMT
    (Source: KCBD Graphic)(Source: KCBD Graphic)

    More children are going to the ER with allergic reactions than ever before, according to a new study from the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association.

    More children are going to the ER with allergic reactions than ever before, according to a new study from the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association.

  • Blood donation shortage across the South Plains after widespread flu

    Blood donation shortage across the South Plains after widespread flu

    Monday, February 26 2018 6:36 PM EST2018-02-26 23:36:51 GMT

    Blood centers across the South Plains are experiencing a shortage, after widespread flu activity caused a lack of healthy donors.

    Blood centers across the South Plains are experiencing a shortage, after widespread flu activity caused a lack of healthy donors.

  • 14 year old from Ropesville defies the odds

    14 year old from Ropesville defies the odds

    Thursday, February 22 2018 12:07 AM EST2018-02-22 05:07:01 GMT
    Maggie Anderson (Source: KCBD Video)Maggie Anderson (Source: KCBD Video)

    Growing up is not easy, especially at age 14 when kids are trying to figure out who they are, even harder if you're already "different" like Maggie.

    Growing up is not easy, especially at age 14 when kids are trying to figure out who they are, even harder if you're already "different" like Maggie.

  • Avoiding an Olympic accident at home

    Avoiding an Olympic accident at home

    Thursday, February 8 2018 10:20 PM EST2018-02-09 03:20:57 GMT
    Dr. Mathew Ferguson, Orthopaedic Surgeon and Texas Tech Physician (Source: KCBD Video)Dr. Mathew Ferguson, Orthopaedic Surgeon and Texas Tech Physician (Source: KCBD Video)

    It is heartbreaking to watch a fall or an injury that knocks an athlete out of an event, but did you know most of those accidents happen in training, not during competition?

    It is heartbreaking to watch a fall or an injury that knocks an athlete out of an event, but did you know most of those accidents happen in training, not during competition?

  • Even Olympic hearts may hide defects

    Even Olympic hearts may hide defects

    Tuesday, February 6 2018 10:24 PM EST2018-02-07 03:24:02 GMT
    Dr. Scott Shurmur, Cardiologist and Texas Tech Physician (Source: KCBD Video)Dr. Scott Shurmur, Cardiologist and Texas Tech Physician (Source: KCBD Video)

    Italian researchers studied the hearts of Olympic athletes in 2009 and determined that just 85 percent were pristine. Among the rest, they found mild abnormalities that would still allow the athletes to compete. But in half of one percent of those super athletes, they found a defect in the heart that was potentially alarming.

    Italian researchers studied the hearts of Olympic athletes in 2009 and determined that just 85 percent were pristine. Among the rest, they found mild abnormalities that would still allow the athletes to compete. But in half of one percent of those super athletes, they found a defect in the heart that was potentially alarming.

  • Preventing birth defects before, and in early stages, of pregnancy

    Preventing birth defects before, and in early stages, of pregnancy

    Tuesday, January 30 2018 1:18 PM EST2018-01-30 18:18:22 GMT
    Dr. Amy Richards, OB-GYN with Covenant Medical Group (Source: KCBD Video)Dr. Amy Richards, OB-GYN with Covenant Medical Group (Source: KCBD Video)

    "Most birth defects have formed by about eight weeks, which if you think about a positive pregnancy test, you're usually about four weeks along. So being cognizant of things before you become pregnant is really the most important thing and as soon as you know you're pregnant, seeking medical care to help support yourself in the pregnancy."

    "Most birth defects have formed by about eight weeks, which if you think about a positive pregnancy test, you're usually about four weeks along. So being cognizant of things before you become pregnant is really the most important thing and as soon as you know you're pregnant, seeking medical care to help support yourself in the pregnancy."

  • Genetic test can determine risk for prostate cancer

    Genetic test can determine risk for prostate cancer

    Thursday, January 25 2018 10:24 PM EST2018-01-26 03:24:12 GMT
    Dr. Alan Haynes is a Urologist and Texas Tech Physician (Source: KCBD Video)Dr. Alan Haynes is a Urologist and Texas Tech Physician (Source: KCBD Video)

    Did you know a genetic test can help a man determine his level of risk for prostate cancer?

    Did you know a genetic test can help a man determine his level of risk for prostate cancer?

  • New Brain Balance center opening to help children struggling in school

    New Brain Balance center opening to help children struggling in school

    Thursday, January 25 2018 4:32 PM EST2018-01-25 21:32:29 GMT
    Dr. Robert Melillo (Source: KCBD Video)Dr. Robert Melillo (Source: KCBD Video)

    Dr. Robert Melillo is opening a new Brain Balance center on Wednesday, designed to help kids who may be struggling in school.

    Dr. Robert Melillo is opening a new Brain Balance center on Wednesday, designed to help kids who may be struggling in school.

  • Is your thyroid causing you trouble?

    Is your thyroid causing you trouble?

    Wednesday, January 24 2018 10:30 PM EST2018-01-25 03:30:19 GMT
    Dr. Shaili Felton, Endocrinologist at Covenant (Source: KCBD Video)Dr. Shaili Felton, Endocrinologist at Covenant (Source: KCBD Video)

    January is Thyroid Awareness Month but thyroid cancer is the least common in a very long list of medical issues that can be blamed on an unhappy thyroid.

    January is Thyroid Awareness Month but thyroid cancer is the least common in a very long list of medical issues that can be blamed on an unhappy thyroid.

  • Inside Out Foundation providing self-esteem boost to cancer, burn patients

    Inside Out Foundation providing self-esteem boost to cancer, burn patients

    Tuesday, January 16 2018 10:10 PM EST2018-01-17 03:10:21 GMT
    Executive Director Alexis Arnold (Source: KCBD Video)Executive Director Alexis Arnold (Source: KCBD Video)

    The Inside Out Foundation provides wigs, makeup, breast forms and more to give disease and trauma victims a boost of self-esteem. Their 6th Annual Seminar for Women will be Saturday, Jan. 20.

    The Inside Out Foundation provides wigs, makeup, breast forms and more to give disease and trauma victims a boost of self-esteem. Their 6th Annual Seminar for Women will be Saturday, Jan. 20.

  • OTC help for managing bladder leakage

    OTC help for managing bladder leakage

    Tuesday, December 19 2017 11:34 PM EST2017-12-20 04:34:24 GMT
    (Source: KCBD Graphic)(Source: KCBD Graphic)

    It was a topic nobody ever talked about. But now, commercials are breaking the ice with women openly discussing LBL, or light bladder leakage.

    It was a topic nobody ever talked about. But now, commercials are breaking the ice with women openly discussing LBL, or light bladder leakage.

  • Protecting your heart, and your health, during cold weather

    Protecting your heart, and your health, during cold weather

    Thursday, December 7 2017 11:27 PM EST2017-12-08 04:27:07 GMT
    Dr. Scott Shurmur, Cardiologist and Texas Tech Physician (Source: KCBD Video)Dr. Scott Shurmur, Cardiologist and Texas Tech Physician (Source: KCBD Video)

    With temperatures dipping down into the low 20s in the morning, you should know that cold weather can have a chilling effect on your heart.

    With temperatures dipping down into the low 20s in the morning, you should know that cold weather can have a chilling effect on your heart.

  • The Gift of Volunteering for Research

    The Gift of Volunteering for Research

    Wednesday, December 6 2017 7:44 PM EST2017-12-07 00:44:16 GMT
    Dr. Alan Pieris is director of the Texas Tech Clinical Research Institute (Source: KCBD Video)Dr. Alan Pieris is director of the Texas Tech Clinical Research Institute (Source: KCBD Video)

    It is the season of giving. Often, we make time during the holidays to give blood to those who need it or to give toys to children who are without. But Dr. Alan Pieris has another idea, a gift that could help generations.

    It is the season of giving. Often, we make time during the holidays to give blood to those who need it or to give toys to children who are without. But Dr. Alan Pieris has another idea, a gift that could help generations.

  • Dealing with grief over the holidays

    Dealing with grief over the holidays

    Tuesday, December 5 2017 10:46 PM EST2017-12-06 03:46:06 GMT
    Doyle Patterson, Senior Chaplain of Palliative Medicine at Covenant Medical Center (Source: KCBD Video)Doyle Patterson, Senior Chaplain of Palliative Medicine at Covenant Medical Center (Source: KCBD Video)

    "For the person who's grieving, I would want them to remember to be patient with themselves. For others, one of the things you don't want to do is for them to feel isolated. Find creative ways to get them involved."

    "For the person who's grieving, I would want them to remember to be patient with themselves. For others, one of the things you don't want to do is for them to feel isolated. Find creative ways to get them involved."

  • No bones about it

    No bones about it

    Wednesday, November 29 2017 11:24 PM EST2017-11-30 04:24:38 GMT
    Source: KCBD VideoSource: KCBD Video

    Most dog owners know not to toss a turkey bone to the dog, because the bones are too brittle. Now, the Food and Drug Administration says the risk goes beyond that to include some bone 'treats' at the store.

    Most dog owners know not to toss a turkey bone to the dog, because the bones are too brittle. Now, the Food and Drug Administration says the risk goes beyond that to include some bone 'treats' at the store.

  • Warning about a rare red meat allergy

    Warning about a rare red meat allergy

    Tuesday, November 28 2017 9:57 PM EST2017-11-29 02:57:53 GMT
    (Source: KCBD Graphic)(Source: KCBD Graphic)

    Imagine waking up in the middle of the night with a severe allergic reaction, choking and gasping for air.

    Imagine waking up in the middle of the night with a severe allergic reaction, choking and gasping for air.

  • Fighting germs with your elbow

    Fighting germs with your elbow

    Thursday, November 23 2017 10:09 AM EST2017-11-23 15:09:53 GMT
    Dr. James Tarbox (Source: KCBD Video)Dr. James Tarbox (Source: KCBD Video)

    This is the season for sneezing with the cotton harvest and a common bug called rhinovirus on the rise right now.

    This is the season for sneezing with the cotton harvest and a common bug called rhinovirus on the rise right now.

  • CMN 2016

    CMN: 15-year-old Adia Sipowicz fighting battle against scoliosis

    CMN: 15-year-old Adia Sipowicz fighting battle against scoliosis

    Saturday, June 4 2016 9:44 PM EDT2016-06-05 01:44:25 GMT

    For 15 year-old Adia Sipowicz, the diagnosis meant more than just observation of her spine.

    For 15 year-old Adia Sipowicz, the diagnosis meant more than just observation of her spine.

  • CMN 2016

    CMN: Shallowater teen, Rodie Fuqua, thankful for UMC and CMN

    CMN: Shallowater teen, Rodie Fuqua, thankful for UMC and CMN

    Sunday, June 5 2016 5:01 PM EDT2016-06-05 21:01:21 GMT

    If you have kids, you may have taken a trip to the hospital once or twice, for broken bones. But, for 15-year-old Rodie Fuqua, the broken bone was just the beginning.

    If you have kids, you may have taken a trip to the hospital once or twice, for broken bones. But, for 15-year-old Rodie Fuqua, the broken bone was just the beginning.

  • CMN 2016

    CMN: Lubbock teen graduates HS while battling leukemia

    CMN: Lubbock teen graduates HS while battling leukemia

    Saturday, June 4 2016 10:32 PM EDT2016-06-05 02:32:16 GMT
    Preston Gilmore (Source: KCBD Video)Preston Gilmore (Source: KCBD Video)

    To Preston Gilmore, Coronado High School basketball coached him how to reach his goals.

    To Preston Gilmore, Coronado High School basketball coached him how to reach his goals.

  • President's Prescription: Remember family health for the holidays

    President's Prescription: Remember family health for the holidays

    Friday, December 23 2016 10:06 PM EST2016-12-24 03:06:10 GMT
    Dr. Tedd MitchellDr. Tedd Mitchell

    Whether you completed most of your holiday shopping in June or plan to do it at the last minute, you may want to consider your family's health when checking your list twice.

    Whether you completed most of your holiday shopping in June or plan to do it at the last minute, you may want to consider your family's health when checking your list twice.

  • President's Prescription: Tips for camping

    President's Prescription: Tips for camping

    Monday, August 29 2016 12:10 AM EDT2016-08-29 04:10:28 GMT
    Source: KCBDSource: KCBD

    No matter what time of year camping is a great way to see nature and spend time together outdoors. 

    No matter what time of year camping is a great way to see nature and spend time together outdoors. 

  • President's Prescription: Get the most from your sunscreen

    President's Prescription: Get the most from your sunscreen

    Monday, August 8 2016 5:52 PM EDT2016-08-08 21:52:14 GMT
    Source: KCBDSource: KCBD

    The American Cancer Society warns us that sun exposure can lead to skin cancer, which is why we should be pro-active and wear sunscreen to help avoid that risk.  

    The American Cancer Society warns us that sun exposure can lead to skin cancer, which is why we should be pro-active and wear sunscreen to help avoid that risk.  

  • President's Prescription: Picky eaters

    President's Prescription: Picky eaters

    Sunday, July 31 2016 11:21 PM EDT2016-08-01 03:21:02 GMT
    Dr. Tedd Mitchell (Source: KCBD Video)Dr. Tedd Mitchell (Source: KCBD Video)

    Getting your child to eat his or her fruits and vegetables — or anything besides chicken nuggets — can sometimes be a challenge. This week, Dr. Tedd L. Mitchell tells us how to avoid struggles at the dinner table.

    Getting your child to eat his or her fruits and vegetables — or anything besides chicken nuggets — can sometimes be a challenge. This week, Dr. Tedd L. Mitchell tells us how to avoid struggles at the dinner table.

  • President's Prescription: Healthy ways to indulge a sweet tooth

    President's Prescription: Healthy ways to indulge a sweet tooth

    Sunday, July 17 2016 8:40 PM EDT2016-07-18 00:40:03 GMT
    Dr. Tedd Mitchell (Source: KCBD Video)Dr. Tedd Mitchell (Source: KCBD Video)

    Many of your favorite recipes could actually be healthier with a few simple ingredient swaps.

    Many of your favorite recipes could actually be healthier with a few simple ingredient swaps.

  • CMN 2016

    CMN: Isaac Ibarra survives deadly respiratory condition thanks to CMN

    CMN: Isaac Ibarra survives deadly respiratory condition thanks to CMN

    Saturday, June 4 2016 9:13 PM EDT2016-06-05 01:13:51 GMT
    Provided by Ibarra familyProvided by Ibarra family

    During the day, Isaac Ibarra seemed like an energetic 5-year-old boy. During the night, he would lie down and his parents would worry.

    During the day, Isaac Ibarra seemed like an energetic 5-year-old boy. During the night, he would lie down and his parents would worry.

  • CMN: Hawkins family adjusting to life with spontaneous triplets

    CMN: Hawkins family adjusting to life with spontaneous triplets

    Friday, June 3 2016 6:48 PM EDT2016-06-03 22:48:00 GMT
    (Source: The Hawkins' Family)(Source: The Hawkins' Family)

    A quick trip to the grocery store for the Hawkins family is never really that quick.

    A quick trip to the grocery store for the Hawkins family is never really that quick.

  • President's Prescription: Stretching

    President's Prescription: Stretching

    Sunday, April 17 2016 11:26 PM EDT2016-04-18 03:26:53 GMT
    Sunday, April 17 2016 11:26 PM EDT2016-04-18 03:26:53 GMT
    Source: KCBD File PhotoSource: KCBD File Photo

    During exercise, most folks get concerned with the number of calories they burn or miles they run. But what about your flexibility?

    During exercise, most folks get concerned with the number of calories they burn or miles they run. But what about your flexibility?

  • President's Prescription : Understanding Scarlet Fever

    President's Prescription : Understanding Scarlet Fever

    Friday, February 26 2016 10:32 PM EST2016-02-27 03:32:17 GMT
    Sunday, February 28 2016 11:23 PM EST2016-02-29 04:23:24 GMT

    A lot of folks think of scarlet fever as something in the history books that we don't have to worry about anymore. 

    A lot of folks think of scarlet fever as something in the history books that we don't have to worry about anymore. 

  • Hidden Sugar in Seemingly Healthy Food

    Hidden Sugar in Seemingly Healthy Food

    Friday, February 19 2016 11:59 PM EST2016-02-20 04:59:45 GMT
    Sunday, February 21 2016 11:27 PM EST2016-02-22 04:27:19 GMT

    You might want to take another look at your pantry, because a lot of stuff we buy because it seems healthy, bus has an unexpected heap of sugar.   

    You might want to take another look at your pantry, because a lot of stuff we buy because it seems healthy, bus has an unexpected heap of sugar.   

  • President's Prescription: Diagnosing mental illness

    President's Prescription: Diagnosing mental illness

    Monday, October 5 2015 10:20 AM EDT2015-10-05 14:20:20 GMT
    Monday, October 5 2015 10:20 AM EDT2015-10-05 14:20:20 GMT
    A diagnosis of a serious mental illness can be very challenging, both for a patient as well as their loved ones.
    A diagnosis of a serious mental illness can be very challenging, both for a patient as well as their loved ones.
  • President's Prescription: Treating bladder control problems in men and women

    President's Prescription: Treating bladder control problems in men and women

    Monday, September 28 2015 5:23 PM EDT2015-09-28 21:23:49 GMT
    Monday, September 28 2015 5:23 PM EDT2015-09-28 21:23:49 GMT
    The symptoms of incontinence are similar in men and women, but did you know, the treatments are not.
    The symptoms of incontinence are similar in men and women, but did you know, the treatments are not.
  • President's Prescription: Getting Fit Online

    President's Prescription: Getting Fit Online

    The Internet makes it possible to keep up with those who would otherwise be long-lost friends and family, learn new things and work faster. But, what about all of these new online subscriptions for getting healthier? Dr. Tedd Mitchell takes a look at getting fit online. 
    The Internet makes it possible to keep up with those who would otherwise be long-lost friends and family, learn new things and work faster. But, what about all of these new online subscriptions for getting healthier? Dr. Tedd Mitchell takes a look at getting fit online. 
  • President's Prescription: Health Myths Debunked

    President's Prescription: Health Myths Debunked

    Wednesday, July 8 2015 6:06 PM EDT2015-07-08 22:06:52 GMT
    Wednesday, July 8 2015 6:13 PM EDT2015-07-08 22:13:53 GMT
    How much water do you need to drink each day? Do dairy products actually exacerbate cold symptoms? There are a lot of health myths that folks think are true when in fact there’s no scientific evidence to support them. Let’s talk about a few of the most common.
    How much water do you need to drink each day? Do dairy products actually exacerbate cold symptoms? There are a lot of health myths that folks think are true when in fact there’s no scientific evidence to support them. Let’s talk about a few of the most common.
  • President's Prescription: Hair Loss

    President's Prescription: Hair Loss

    For many, thick, lustrous hair is not only the fashion, but it actually represents their youth, and hair loss is an unacceptable indication of age. In fact, hair restoration is a business worth a lot of money, as Americans remain desperate to hold onto their locks. Here with the truth about which methods work is Dr. Tedd Mitchell
    For many, thick, lustrous hair is not only the fashion, but it actually represents their youth, and hair loss is an unacceptable indication of age. In fact, hair restoration is a business worth a lot of money, as Americans remain desperate to hold onto their locks. Here with the truth about which methods work is Dr. Tedd Mitchell
  • President's Prescription: Summer Footwear

    President's Prescription: Summer Footwear

    It seems like summer and sandals go hand in hand. Flip flops at the pool and wedge sandals at barbecues may be appealing in the warm weather, but doctors warn that not all sandals have the support your feet need, and some may actually be damaging your feet and legs.
    It seems like summer and sandals go hand in hand. Flip flops at the pool and wedge sandals at barbecues may be appealing in the warm weather, but doctors warn that not all sandals have the support your feet need, and some may actually be damaging your feet and legs.
  • President's Prescription: CMN Making a Difference

    President's Prescription: CMN Making a Difference

    What a great weekend this has been! On this station, we have celebrated the Children's Miracle Network, an important fundraiser that comes together every year on the weekend after Memorial Day.
    What a great weekend this has been! On this station, we have celebrated the Children's Miracle Network, an important fundraiser that comes together every year on the weekend after Memorial Day.
  • President's Prescription: Sun Exposure

    President's Prescription: Sun Exposure

    Friday, May 15 2015 4:14 PM EDT2015-05-15 20:14:38 GMT
    After our treacherous winter, the sun is shining, kids are outside and it's tempting to soak up as much of those rays as possible. But is the time in the sun worth it? This week, Dr. Mitchell reminds us to be sun safe in this warmer weather.
    After our treacherous winter, the sun is shining, kids are outside and it's tempting to soak up as much of those rays as possible. But is the time in the sun worth it? This week, Dr. Mitchell reminds us to be sun safe in this warmer weather.
  • President's Prescription: Be More Productive

    President's Prescription: Be More Productive

    Friday, May 8 2015 4:09 PM EDT2015-05-08 20:09:32 GMT
    Sunday, May 10 2015 11:30 PM EDT2015-05-11 03:30:19 GMT
    Sometimes it seem like the whole day passes, and while you have been incredibly busy, nothing has been done. How can you get the most out of your day and cross more items off your to-do list? Dr. Tedd Mitchell has the answer.
    Sometimes it seem like the whole day passes, and while you have been incredibly busy, nothing has been done. How can you get the most out of your day and cross more items off your to-do list? Dr. Tedd Mitchell has the answer.
  • President's Prescription: Soda and Your Health

    President's Prescription: Soda and Your Health

    Friday, May 1 2015 6:52 PM EDT2015-05-01 22:52:39 GMT
    Sunday, May 3 2015 11:35 PM EDT2015-05-04 03:35:58 GMT
    Now when we were growing up, sodas were something that you had as a weekend treat. But today more and more people consume them on a daily basis. So just what are the problems related to sodas?
    Now when we were growing up, sodas were something that you had as a weekend treat. But today more and more people consume them on a daily basis. So just what are the problems related to sodas?
  • President's Prescription: Is weight loss surgery worth the risk?

    President's Prescription: Is weight loss surgery worth the risk?

    Monday, April 27 2015 9:14 AM EDT2015-04-27 13:14:30 GMT
    Monday, April 27 2015 9:14 AM EDT2015-04-27 13:14:31 GMT
    Dr. Tedd L. MitchellDr. Tedd L. Mitchell
    For many obese patients, losing weight can seem really problematic. For them, even the prospect of losing weight can be really daunting.
    For many obese patients, losing weight can seem really problematic. For them, even the prospect of losing weight can be really daunting.
  • President's Prescription: Music and Your Health

    President's Prescription: Music and Your Health

    Friday, April 17 2015 10:32 PM EDT2015-04-18 02:32:50 GMT
    Tuesday, April 21 2015 4:14 PM EDT2015-04-21 20:14:12 GMT
     There's nothing better than listening to your favorite music to relax and relieve stress. But, did you know that those effects aren't just in your mind? In fact, this week Dr. Tedd L. Mitchell explains all the surprising health benefits of your favorite tunes.
     There's nothing better than listening to your favorite music to relax and relieve stress. But, did you know that those effects aren't just in your mind? In fact, this week Dr. Tedd L. Mitchell explains all the surprising health benefits of your favorite tunes.
  • President's Prescription: Cuts and Wounds

    President's Prescription: Cuts and Wounds

    Friday, April 3 2015 3:02 PM EDT2015-04-03 19:02:01 GMT
    It doesn't matter if you are shaving, working in the yard with tools, cooking or anything else. One wrong move and you can give yourself a nasty cut.
    It doesn't matter if you are shaving, working in the yard with tools, cooking or anything else. One wrong move and you can give yourself a nasty cut.
  • President's Prescription: Hearing

    President's Prescription: Hearing

    Sunday, March 22 2015 11:03 PM EDT2015-03-23 03:03:17 GMT
    Many of us will experience some degree of hearing loss as time goes by. ...
    Many of us will experience some degree of hearing loss as time goes by. ...
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